Climate & Weather in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has a tropical monsoon climate. Average temperatures are quite high, varying between 27 and 29 degrees Celsius. However, because Sri Lanka is surrounded by sea, a cooling breeze can be found everywhere. Find below more information regarding Sri Lanka's weather!

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The weather in Sri Lanka

The Northern and Eastern parts of the country are dry areas, while the wet zone can be found in the South Western region. If you are traveling to the Central Highlights, you will be surprised by the drop in temperature due to the high mountains – make sure to pack your warm clothes when going for instance to Nuwara Eliya. This mountain area, together with Kandy, are always experiencing a mixed climate.

Top experiences in Sri Lanka

The True Essence of Colombo: Highlights & Hidden Gems

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€17.00 p.p.

Incredible Local Adventure: Hike the Bible Rock in a Day

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€35.00 p.p.

Galle Day Trip: an Exotic Escape!

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€49.00 p.p.

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Peigi Muhammad
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Istanbul’s Nightlife Tour: Local Hotspots & Culture

Muhammad is a very kind person that has been living in Istanbul for many years as a student. He is young and knows what to do and where to go to have some fun. He made us feel welcome and we enjoyed our time with him.

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Stephanie Bassel
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Paris Favourite Food tour: the 10 Tastings

Bassel was a fantastic guide! He was interesting, easy to talk to, and very knowledgeable. We had several tours on our vacation, and I feel like we connected with Bassel in a way we didn't with some other guides. He was a real, full-dimensional person that we got to know. Paris is a big city and French people, while very welcoming in their way, can be a bit intimidating. Getting to know Bassel over the three hour tour really made me feel like we got to experience France like a true Parisian. We only had about two days to explore Paris, including visiting big tourist attractions such as the Louvre, Eiffel tower, and the Catacombs. These bigger attractions understandably make you feel like a tourist, but our food tour with Bassel, was an authentic experience that really made me feel like I connected to the city. He sprinkled in a bit of history as we explored and tasted the various food, which was all amazing by the way. Perfect guide for this tour, I definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a local.

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Christa Mischa
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Paris Kickstart Tour with a Local

We arrived in Paris from London around 4 pm and took a walking "kickstart" tour with Mischa around 5:45 pm which was the perfect way to get acclimated to the city and kick off our 2 days in Paris. Mischa was very friendly and knowledgeable and customized our tour to hit all of the highlights - we walked from Notre Dame all the way to the Champs Elysees and saw all the sights along the way including the Louvre, Tuileries Garden, etc. Great tour and we highly recommend!